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. and the official white house christmas tree has arrived here in washington. first lady michelle obama, she's on hand to welcome the tree along with daughters sasha, malia and there you see him there, the first dog, bo. >> it's beautiful. it's exactly what we need. we're going to take it. i think we're good. >> time to decorate that thing, i think. this year's tree is a 19-foot frazier fir from jefferson, north carolina. it will be on display throughout the holiday season in the white house blue room, a tradition that dates back to 1966. a pretty good tree. definitely one to put us in the holiday spirit if we weren't already, joe. >> absolutely. and they really decorate that tree too. it's just amazing what they do with it. people all over the country want to emulate it. >> it's going to be nice to see. and i saw they had the official man and the top hat and everything else. >> with the clydesdales. >> yeah. exactly. i'm getting a bit of the holiday bug between that and the shopping of course. >> of course. thanks so much, lisa sylvester. >>> rebel forces in syria seize control of desperate
, michelle obama showed off the white house christmas decoratio decorations. she had some very special guests. >> we are also honoring our military families with some very special decorations on the official white house christmas tree that's in the blue room. it's the biggest tree in the house. it's huge. stands close to 19 feet tall. it is one of my favorite trees. this very special joining forces tree is covered with hand-decorated ornaments made by military children living in u.s. bases around the world. it's going to be a great holiday for everyone. and we are just excited to have visitors come through. this is our official opening throughout the holiday season more than 90,000 people will come from all around the world to see this house. and i couldn't imagine a better way to get things kicked off by having all of you here with us. >>> and you're in "the situation room." happening now, syria's rebels making gains in their bloody civil war knocking regime aircraft out of the sky. now a former syrian pilot is sharing inside details on his orders to target syrian civilians. the election exp
speaker out there on the campaign trail. >> she is and what strikes me about michelle obama and ann romney is not doing feel-good speeches. they're talking about policy and, you know, they carry a dagger as i like to say, wrapped in velvet which is what she was doing talking about the auto bailout and mitt romney. so, very political speech. >> very passionate. >> passionate speech. she's become an enormous asset for this president. not only for him personally but her stature has grown over time. i think it grew in part because she warmed up and she also had a softer side. more feminine side. i was a little surprised by the tone of the speech but listen. >> tough. >> it's a last 24 hours. a lot of passions. they're tired. i think all is forgiven. >> gloria, romney making a surprise trip tomorrow to pennsylvania, another one to ohio. do you think it makes a difference? >> well, in talking to people on his staff, they say it will. first of all, no early voting in pennsylvania. so they're not up against the machine there. secondly, i was talking to someone on his staff saying to me today that
parker? did you get an e-mail from michelle obama calling you friend? did you get a banner ad for a campaign when you were surfing the net? turns out you were targeted for these things by a sophisticated campaign technique called data mining, an effort to find out who individual voters are and how they'll respond to campaign messages. >> the goal is to come up with an individual level statistical prediction of your likelihood of supporting their candidate or of casting a ballot at all. >> then they target you for ads. the obama campaign is widely believed to have had the most sophisticated data mining operation central to his election victory this year. getting people out to vote who might not have otherwise. "time" magazine profiled it with a picture of the data crunchers working in a room called the cave. analysts say campaigns do this by going to commercial data warehouses which compile information on your buying habits, like what magazines you subscribe to. maybe information on where and how you like to travel. campaigns cross reference that with demographic information li
else, the obama people worked for months. and they said who do we need to get to turnout in orange county? identify them in the primaries while governor romney was fighting michele bachmann and rick perry. look at that. 59% to 40% in a big populous orange county in the middle of the state. matching vote total from four years ago. they looked at what they did four years ago, they put together a plan to do it again and a lot of people were critical of them, wolf. a lot of people said they couldn't do it. they executed on election day not only in florida but in virginia, come back to the 2012 map so you don't get confused about the state they executed in virginia, ohio and if you look across the midwest romney thought maybe get them in pennsylvania, didn't happen. african-american turnout in philadelphia. thought michigan, didn't happen. wisconsin because of paul ryan didn't happen. iowa didn't happen. colorado didn't happen. florida one of the examples of the obama campaign making a list, checking it twice, spending months and millions. >> they had a good game plan and implemented it
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